Birthday Champagne Cocktail

My boyfriend and I are a little obsessed with classic cocktails.  He has been on a quest to perfect his Old Fashioned recipe (he has to make it just like Don Draper).  Much to my surprise, I have actually started to enjoy a Crown Royal Old Fashioned… but it’s not exactly a girly drink.  Enter the Champagne Cocktail.  It is very similar to an Old Fashioned, but easier and much more feminine, and I am one of those two things (you better have said feminine).  For special occasions you can break out the fancy champagne, but for a regular evening, sparkling wine will do the trick and will save a ton of money….

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Champagne Cocktail

1 Sugar Cube

Dash of Angostura Bitters

Dash of Orange Bitters (optional, but I like the added depth of flavor)

Champagne (or good sparkling wine)

Place sugar cube in glass (I love a coupe, but a flute will work as well).  Saturate with bitters.  Top with Champagne.  Enjoy in a marabou robe and slippers (robe an slippers optional, but encouraged)


Due to some computer issues, as well as the Holidays, I won’t be posting the rest of this week, but be sure to join me back on Monday for the start of a full week of posts!  I hope all you Starlets have a Safe and Fabulous New Years!



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2 Comments on Champagne Cocktail

    • Sarah Blodgett
      December 30, 2014 at 10:01 am (8 years ago)

      It really is, it’s my new favorite beverage!